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The president of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee tried on Tuesday to reassure the Japanese public that the postponed Games will open in just over six months.The president of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee tried on Tuesday to reassure the Japanese public that the postponed Games will open in just over six months.

TOKYO - Japan expanded a coronavirus state of emergency for seven more prefectures Wednesday, affecting more than half the population amid a surge in ...TOKYO - Japan expanded a coronavirus state of emergency for seven more prefectures Wednesday, affecting more than half the population amid a surge in ...

A state of emergency is expected to be declared in further areas of Japan as the country battles to curb rising coronavirus infections ahead of this year’s rescheduled Olympic and Paralympic Games.A state of emergency is expected to be declared in further areas of Japan as the country battles to curb rising coronavirus infections ahead of this year’s rescheduled Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Japan set to extend state of emergency as COVID-19 situation worsens

TOKYO: Japan’s government is continuing with preparations to hold the Tokyo Olympics this summer as planned, following a postponement because of the coronavirus pandemic, chief cabinet secretary Katsunobu Kato said on Wednesday. Japan has repeatedly insisted it will hold the Games despite opinion polls showing a majority of respondents want them postponed again or canceled.TOKYO: Japan’s government is continuing with preparations to hold the Tokyo Olympics this summer as planned, following a postponement because of the coronavirus pandemic, chief cabinet secretary

Japan presses on with Olympics preparations despite surging coronavirus cases | Arab News

William Pesek is an award-winning Tokyo-based journalist and author of "Japanization: What the World Can Learn from Japan's Lost Decades."Yoshihide SuCollapse in support for Japan's Prime Minister has been as abrupt as it is deserved

Why Suga's 2021 has already gone off the rails - Nikkei Asia

The government will temporarily suspend the arrangement with 11 Asian countries and regions from Thursday, effectively banning the entry of all nonresident foreign travelers.The government will temporarily suspend the arrangement with 11 Asian countries and regions from Thursday, effectively banning the entry of all nonresident foreign travelers.

Japan to halt all business travel in new step to curb COVID-19 | The Japan Times

An expansion of Japan's latest state of emergency over the coronavirus pandemic into three western prefectures is likely to decrease the country's economy by 2.1 trillion yen ($20.1 billion), or 0.4 percent of annual gross domestic product, according to an economist.An expansion of Japan's latest state of emergency over the coronavirus pandemic into three western prefectures is likely to decrease the country's economy by 2.1 trillion yen ($20.1 billion), or 0.4 percent of annual gross domestic product, according to an economist.

Expanded emergency to shrink Japan's GDP by 2.1 tril. yen: estimate

The president of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee tried on Tuesday to reassure the Japanese public that the postponed games will open in just over six months.The president of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee tried on Tuesday to reassure the Japanese public that the postponed games will open in just over six months.

Tokyo Olympic president tries to reassure doubting country | CTV News

Emergency measures expanded to cover more than half of Japan’s populationEmergency measures expanded to cover more than half of Japan’s population

Tokyo's Covid outbreak adds to doubts over hosting Olympic Games | Japan | The Guardian

The world’s largest sporting event is scheduled amid a pandemic that will be far from over on July 23. Is Japan's capital really ready?It is Tokyo’s fate to stage the world’s largest sporting event a year later than planned, at a time of global economic uncertainty and amid a pandemic that will be far from over on July 23. Is it really ready?

Can Tokyo Safely Host the 2021 Olympics in the Age of COVID? | Time

Yoshiro Mori says his Tokyo Olympic organising committee will ‘go ahead with preparations’ but face ‘very difficult decision’ regarding overseas fans.Yoshiro Mori says his Tokyo Olympic organising committee will ‘go ahead with preparations’ but face ‘very difficult decision’ regarding overseas fans.

Japan will suspend the entry of all non-resident foreign nationals into the country as part of its efforts to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said Wednesday.Japan will suspend the entry of all non-resident foreign nationals into the country as part of its efforts to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said Wednesday.

Japan to halt entry of all non-resident foreign nationals

Check out our one-stop guide to marathon swimming at the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2021, including top athletes, venue information, schedule and more! Your one-stop guide to swimming at the Tokyo Olympics in 2021, including top athletes, venue information, Games schedule, and more!

Top five things to know about marathon swimming at Tokyo 2020

The head of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee, Yoshiro Mori, may be the captain of a sinking ship. If we've learned anything in the past year, it'sThe head of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee, Yoshiro Mori, may be the captain of a sinking ship. If we've learned anything in the past year, it's

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‘All I can say is that we will go ahead with our preparations,’ says head of Tokyo Olympic organizing committee - Anadolu Agency‘All I can say is that we will go ahead with our preparations,’ says head of Tokyo Olympic organizing committee - Anadolu Agency

‘Impossible’ to postpone Tokyo Olympics again: Official

The move comes after the governors of Osaka, Kyoto and other hard-hit prefectures requested the government issue the emergency state, which gives local authorities the legal basis to place restrictions on residents movements and businesses.The move comes after the governors of Osaka, Kyoto and other hard-hit prefectures requested the government issue the emergency state, which gives local authorities the legal basis to place restrictions on residents' movements and businesses.

Japan set to expand state of emergency, public cools to Olympics - World - The Jakarta Post

To cancel or not?: IOC, Japan press ahead with Tokyo Games | 2021/01/13To cancel or not?: IOC, Japan press ahead with Tokyo Games

To cancel or not?: IOC, Japan press ahead with Tokyo Games | Taiwan News | 2021/01/13

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Japan expanded a state of emergency in the Tokyo area to seven more prefectures on Wednesday amid a steady rise in COVID-19 cases as a survey by public broadcaster NHK showed most people want to cancel or postpone the already delayed Summer Olympics.Japan expanded a state of emergency in the Tokyo area to seven more prefectures on Wednesday amid a steady rise in COVID-19 cases as a survey by public broadcaster NHK showed most people want to cancel or postpone the already delayed Summer Olympics.

Japan expands COVID state of emergency as people cool to holding Summer Olympics | Reuters

Japan's government is continuing with preparations to hold the Tokyo Olympics this summer as planned, following a postponement because of the ...Japan's government is continuing with preparations to hold the Tokyo Olympics this summer as planned, following a postponement because of the ...

Japan keeps up preparations for Olympics this summer - CNA

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Tokyo Olympics chief declares, ‘Final decision on fans entry in February'

Government has issued cheques totalling $100,000 to four of the territory’s top senior athletes to assist with their journey to the Olympic Games whichGovernment has issued cheques totalling $100,000 to four of the territory’s top senior athletes to assist with their journey to the Olympic Games which is set to commence in Tokyo, Japan, in July 2…

Gov’t gives BVI’s 4 Olympic athletes $25K each for Tokyo 2021

Tochigi, Aichi, Gifu also consider request to national government

Japan Considers Expanding State of Emergency to Osaka, Hyogo, Kyoto - News - Anime News Network

As Japan grapples with a third wave of the coronavirus, a government adviser says a decision would likely be made by March if it can host the OlympicsAs Japan grapples with a third wave of the coronavirus, a government adviser says a decision would likely be made by March if it can host the Olympics

Japan's Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide has declared a state of emergency for seven more prefectures, to curb the spread of the coronavirus.Japan's Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide has declared a state of emergency for seven more prefectures, to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Suga declares state of emergency for 7 more prefs. | NHK WORLD-JAPAN News

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The head of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee said Tuesday it is TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The head of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee said Tuesday it is

Tokyo Olympic head says another postponement 'absolutely impossible' - The Mainichi

Rest of World News: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said he is considering extending a state of emergency further beyond Tokyo to include Aichi prefecture, home toRest of World News: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said he is considering extending a state of emergency further beyond Tokyo to include Aichi prefecture, home to

Japan PM says may widen state of emergency beyond Tokyo as virus surges - Times of India

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Wednesday declared a state of emergency in seven additional prefectures, including Osaka and Aichi, TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Wednesday declared a state of emergency in seven additional prefectures, including Osaka and Aichi,

Japan expands virus emergency beyond Tokyo as cases top 300,000 - The Mainichi

The People Have Spoken, and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Should Not Take Place: Two polls found 80 percent of people in Japan have concerns or doubts about the games, but the IOC has appeared keen to push forward.Two polls found 80 percent of people in Japan have concerns or doubts about the games, but the IOC has appeared keen to push forward.

Tokyo Olympics Should Not or Will Not Happen According to New Poll | HYPEBEAST

The People Have Spoken, and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Should Not Take Place: Two polls found 80 percent of people in Japan have concerns or doubts about the games, but the IOC has appeared keen to push forward.Two polls found 80 percent of people in Japan have concerns or doubts about the games, but the IOC has appeared keen to push forward.

Tokyo Olympics Should Not or Will Not Happen According to New Poll | HYPEBEAST

The head of the Tokyo Olympics organizing committee said holding the delayed Games this summer as scThe head of the Tokyo Olympics organizing committee said holding the delayed Games this summer as sc

Mori sticks to Olympics this summer, saying it’s ‘only option’ : The Asahi Shimbun

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Japan will suspend the entry of all nonresident foreign nationals into the country as part of its efforts to curb the spread of the nTOKYO (Kyodo) -- Japan will suspend the entry of all nonresident foreign nationals into the country as part of its efforts to curb the spread of the n

Japan to restrict entry of all nonresident foreign nationals - The Mainichi

On the heels of Tokyo's state of emergency, recent surveys reveal that overall popular support for hosting the Games is waning within the nation of Japan.On the heels of Tokyo's state of emergency, recent surveys reveal that overall popular support for hosting the Games is waning within the nation of Japan.

80% Of Japanese Surveyed Say Olympics Should Be Canceled

TOKYO - Organisers of the postponed Tokyo Olympics should decide in February or March whether the coronavirus risks have fallen enough to let spectators attend the Games in July, the head of the organising committee said on Tuesday. TOKYO - Organisers of the postponed Tokyo Olympics should decide in February or March whether the coronavirus risks have fallen enough to let spectators attend the Games in July, the head of the organising committee said on Tuesday.

Olympics: Tokyo Games chief expects decision by March on allowing spectators | ABS-CBN News

As a 3rd wave of COVID-19 infections drives a widening state of emergency, the government is forging ahead with the Summer Games against the will of its people.As a 3rd wave of COVID-19 infections drives a widening state of emergency, the government is forging ahead with the Summer Games against the will of its people.

Olympic officials are confident the rescheduled Games will go ahead this year but, less than six months out, questions remain as to how they will pull it off.Olympic officials are confident the rescheduled Games will go ahead this year but, less than six months out, questions remain as to how they will pull it off.

By STEPHEN WADE AP Sports Writer TOKYO (AP) — More than 80% of people in Japan who were surveyed in two polls in the last few days say the Tokyo

80% say Tokyo Olympics should be called off or won’t happen – Examiner Online

Since Japan declared the second state of emergency in Tokyo last week, a number of coronavirus cases have climbed in Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo, prompting them to seek a state of emergency there as well. Since Japan declared the second state of emergency in Tokyo last week, a number of coronavirus cases have climbed in Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo, prompting them to seek a state of emergency there as well.

Japan to widen state of emergency beyond Tokyo as coronavirus surges: Media | World News,The Indian Express

Since Japan declared the second state of emergency in Tokyo last week, a number of coronavirus cases have climbed in Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo, prompting them to seek a state of emergency there as well. Since Japan declared the second state of emergency in Tokyo last week, a number of coronavirus cases have climbed in Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo, prompting them to seek a state of emergency there as well.

Japan to widen state of emergency beyond Tokyo as coronavirus surges: Media | World News,The Indian Express

TOKYO, Jan 13:- The Japanese government said on Wednesday it wants to expand a state of emergency it declared for the Tokyo area last week to seven mo...TOKYO, Jan 13:- The Japanese government said on Wednesday it wants to expand a state of emergency it declared for the Tokyo area last week to seven mo...

Japan set to expand state of emergency

TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga told a meeting of ruling party executives on Tuesday he would declare a state of emergency for the three western prefectures of Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo to stem the spread of COVID-19, Kyodo news reported.TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga told a meeting of ruling party executives on Tuesday he would declare a state of emergency for the three western prefectures of Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo to stem the spread of COVID-19, Kyodo news reported.

Japan To Widen State Of Emergency Beyond Tokyo As Virus Surges - Media

Japan has repeatedly insisted it will hold the Games despite opinion polls showing a majority of respondents want them postponed againJapan has repeatedly insisted it will hold the Games despite opinion polls showing a majority of respondents want them postponed again

Japan presses on with Olympics preparations despite surging Covid-19 cases - News | Khaleej Times